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Legal Information: Idaho

Restraining Orders

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Updated: 
November 8, 2018

Am I eligible for a harassment protection order?

You can file for a harassment protection order if you or your children are the victim(s) of malicious harassment, stalking, or telephone harassment within the past 90 days before filing your petition. You do not have to have a specific relationship with the abuser.1

1 I.C. §§ 18-7907(2); 18-7907(4)

How much does it cost to file for a harassment protection order?

There is no fee to file for a harassment protection order. You also cannot be charged a fee for having the order served.1

1 I.C. § 18-7909

What are the steps for getting an order?

The steps for obtaining a protection order against malicious harassment, stalking, and telephone harassment will be similar to the steps for obtaining a protection order for domestic violence, but you will fill out different forms.  If you would like to have a lawyer help you or represent you, you can go to our ID Finding a Lawyer page for legal referrals.